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Vern Meckel

WWII pilot gets back in the air

Vern Meckel is a WWII veteran and, at 94 years young, says he's blessed with a wonderful family and a good life. His friends say "to know him is to live him."

WSU men's basketball assistant accepts head coaching job at East Tennessee State

Wichita State assistant coach Steve Forbes has accepted the head coaching position for the men's basketball team at East Tennessee State University, an NCAA Division I team competing in the Southern Conference. 

Latest campaign finance reports released for Wichita mayoral candidates

Sam Williams leads fellow Wichita mayoral candidate Jeff Longwell when it comes to fundraising and campaign spending. 

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Warming trend in high gear

The warming trend will lead to some summerlike weather by midweek.

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Police arrest man in Wichita cancer patient robbery

"I used to feed him, lend him money," said Victim Jackson Hill.

Ring thefts

Judge sentences Wichita man for stealing wedding ring of dying woman

A Wichita man convicted of stealing a wedding band off a dying woman's hand is now looking at 20 years of prison time.

Monday morning, a Sedgwick County judge sentenced Daquantrius Johnson to 247 months in prison, which is just over 20 years. The total time he'll serve is actually three combined sentences from several felony crimes over the past several years.

Monday's sentencing focused on the…

Body of Ottawa woman found in Osage County lake

Authorities in Osage County responded to a report of a body found early Sunday  evening near a boat ramp in Pomona Lake. The body was identified as a 44-year-old Ottawa woman. 

Salina police warn community of scam

Doug Gray lives in Salina and says he was contacted by scammers.

UPDATED: 'Bama AD Bill Battle is in Wichita

Alabama Athletic Director Bill Battle is in Wichita. 

East High Car Crash

One person killed after minivan hit by train in Butler County

The Butler County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that one person was killed after a minivan was hit by a train about 1:10 a.m. Sunday near Southwest 150th and Santa Fe Lake Road.

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KWCH 12 Dominates Local News in February Ratings Period

Wichita, Kan. – KWCH 12 Eyewitness News continues to be Kansans’ first choice for local news, sports, and weather. Winning households in all news periods during February’s Nielsen ratings book. In addition to winning total households, KWCH 12 won the coveted adults 25-54 demo at 6:00 a.m., noon, 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.

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